Jonathan Greene

A Poem

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I feel so brittle
as if you could
blow me away
with one small
breath

Nothing holds
me up like it
used to

I am
weightless
and fragile

A shell of
an old version
of me
where I was
strong

If you touch me
I may break
into pieces
and it wouldn’t
be the…

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A Poem

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I am unemotionally void
and underwhelmed with
the state of my very being

My indifference is irreverent
and my feelings irrelevant
as I stare into space stoicly

Words are noise while
noise becomes anti-silence
as I sleep through it all

Inside I feel nothing
a gaping hole, a scar,
a broken piece…

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A Poem

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I feel like crumbs on a plate
left over from a hurried meal
and long forgotten

Remnants of time lost
inside a memory shredder
just leaving strands of paper
with our words, torn

This is what I am
a castoff, an errant particle
wishing he was whole again

But crumbs…

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Jonathan Greene

Jonathan Greene

Father, poet, writer, real estate investor/team leader, certified life coach, sociable introvert. Curating a meaningful life. IG: trustgreene | trustgreene.com